Joliet District 86 names Great Teachers
2/11/2019, 10:22 p.m.
The Joliet Public Schools District 86 teachers named 2019 Joliet Area Great Teachers by the Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce & Industry. Overall 25 teachers were recognized at a banquet at the Jacob Henry Mansion Estate. The teachers were nominated by students, parents, colleagues, administrators, or community members.
This year’s District 86 recipients included (from left to right) Kelly Cisco (Hufford Junior High), Loretta Gutierrez (Sator Sanchez Elementary), Jason Kuefler (Woodland Elementary), Rebecca Nahas (J.F. Kennedy Administrative Center), Laura Pritz (Edna Keith Elementary), and Melissa Schoonover (Washington Junior High). Also recognized, but not pictured, was Vanessa McNeff from A.O. Marshall Elementary School. Combined, these teachers have worked for over 111 years in Joliet Public Schools District 86 schools. The teachers each received an award, proclamations, and gifts from local businesses.